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Out of Darkness by Ashley Hope Pérez

Until I read the premise of this book, I’m embarrassed to say that I didn’t know about the New London school explosion—the worst school disaster in American history. 439 more words

Adult Paranormal

Listening Latinx: An author's audiobook experience

I have been listening to audiobooks for nearly three decades, so it was something of a dream come true to see Out of Darkness go into production shortly after it received a Printz Honor. 1,137 more words

Libros Latinxs

Fashion Fridays!

Our latest installment of Fashion Fridays pairs with our Best of the Very Best Challenge. Each Friday we’ll create outfits based on the books we read that week. 350 more words

Fashion Fridays

Best of the Very Best: Week 5

I’m changing the schedule up just a little bit this week and only reviewing Out of Darkness and The Thing About Jellyfish — Goodbye Stranger will be reviewed next week! 1,043 more words

Melissa Reviews

Review: Out of Darkness by Ashley Hope Pérez

Warning: this review thoroughly spoils the plot, especially the ending. Additionally this review discusses the portrayal of racial and sexual violence.

After I finished reading Out of Darkness, I started thinking about the different ways authors writing historical fiction construct narratives rooted in historic realities of violence and oppression. 1,946 more words


Out of Darkness book review

I’m not entirely sure why I was attracted to this book when I spotted it on the shelf at Barnes and Noble. The cover was simple and the flap seemed interesting enough but I knew I had to have this book when I saw it. 397 more words


Teaser Tuesday!

Do you get drawn into books faster when you’ve gotten a taste of what they’re like? Well, that’s what Teaser Tuesday is for! Today Teaser Tuesday focuses on our newest fiction books. 1,576 more words

Teaser Tuesday